Still some tickets left for Elie Wiesel

April 9, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Although rumor might have it that all the free tickets to hear Elie Wiesel speak to the Chapman community on April 26 are gone, in reality there are still a few left as of today!  So hurry up to the Sala and Aron Samueli Holocaust Memorial Library (4th floor of the Leatherby Libraries) and grab

Warm up for Beyond Copenhagen

April 9, 2010 by | Science and Health

It’s time to start warming up for the Beyond Copenhagen Conference. Two free public lectures next week should help. Deepa Badrinarayana, assistant professor, Chapman University School of Law, will give a talk titled “The Copenhagen Accord: Back to the BASICS of Climate Change Negotiations,” at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 15, in Room 244 of the

Madison Lecture to portray 1810 contract law case

April 9, 2010 by | Business and Law

This year’s Madison Lecture will reenact the historic U.S. Supreme Court case Fletcher v. Peck from 1810, the first high court ruling to invalidate state law in conflict with the Constitution. The re-enactment is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 20, in Kennedy Hall. A reception to honor former dean John C. Eastman

Chapman grad shines in Disney's "The Last Song"

April 9, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Rain is predicted for this weekend, but you can get your beach fix and enjoy the latest work of Chapman alumnus Hallock “Skip” Beals (’05 B.F.A. theatre performance) by catching a showing of The Last Song , a film adaptation of the best-selling book by Nicholas Sparks, now playing in local theaters. Beals plays a

Listen up! Poetry Reading April 15

April 9, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Poetry and food.  We love the sound of that. Join the Department of Languages, Tabula Poetica, Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences, The Center for Global Education, The Office of Publications and Creative Services, The Leatherby Libraries, and The Office of the Chancellor for the 7th International Poetry Reading 7th Annual International Poetry Reading

Walk this way

April 9, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

  Several Chapman University parents will participate in an upcoming performance art exhibit that will literally take to the streets of Los Angeles.  The public performance component of the “Art is me, Art is you” exhibit will be performed from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 24, at the Korean Cultural Center. Artists whose work

Row, row, rowing to success

April 7, 2010 by | Sports

For members of Chapman’s women’s and men’s crew teams, all of those early-morning workouts and two-a-day practices are yielding rewards, as they proved during the recent Long Beach Spring Regatta. The Chapman women rowed to second place in the varsity 8 and varsity 4 competitions, while the men won the novice 4 race, took second

Library Book Sale breaks record

April 7, 2010 by | Campus Life

From Steve Myers, senior acquisitions specialist in the Leatherby Libraries: “The total for this year’s Leatherby Libraries book sale, held  March 18-19, is  $1733.81.   That beats last year’s total by nearly $200! “ Thanks especially to the cashiers who had to sit at the table for three-hour shifts: Leslie, Cindy, Claudia, Theresa, Scott, Rand and Kevin. Many, many

Getting involved in 'Give A Little Bit'

April 7, 2010 by | Campus Life

  Now that the “Give A Little Bit” campaign is well underway at Chapman, we’d like to share your stories of community service. How are you contributing to this two-year campaign to engage the Chapman community in 150,000 hours of service, celebrating Chapman’s 150th anniversary in 2011? Chapman faculty, staff, students, alumni and family are

Did you feel it? Do tell!

April 7, 2010 by | Science and Health

                              Yup. The chandelier swayed. The dog skittered. The nap ended.                Two things are certain in California – earthquakes and the post-shock chatter that ripples faster than aftershocks through rattled communities.                Ramesh P. Singh, Ph.D., professor in the Schmid College of Science, Department of Physics, Computational Science and Engineering, documented some of the